The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Yuma

  • Grapes

    Crop of the Week: Grapes

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  • 2015 Ag Summit - Photo Credit Rosa Bevington

    Check out what took place at this year's Ag Summit!

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  • 2015 Lettuce Day Review

    Check out this article on the 2015 Lettuce Days!

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  • Shelly Gregory Photo

    Yuma County Plant Clinics

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  • Interactive Demonstration Garden

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  • Check out this great article: Farm to Feast!

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  • Study places Yuma's agriculture value at $2.5 billion

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Cooperative Extension's mission is to stimulate learning through exploration and discovery, and to enhance agriculture, the environment, our natural resource base, family and youth well-being and the development of local communities. We accomplish this mission by the integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge in agricultural and life science.

Cooperative Extension's mission is to stimulate learning through exploration and discovery, and to enhance agriculture, the environment, our natural resource base, family and youth well-being and the development of local communities. We accomplish this mission by the integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge in agricultural and life science.

Yuma County - Yuma
2200 W 28th St Suite 102
Yuma AZ 85364-6936
Phone: 928-726-3904
Fax: 928-726-8472

Answering gardening questions 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on April 18 at Yuma Nursery Supply

Have you seen this insect flying around? It's a tarantula hawk, a wasp species native to the desert Southwest.

These wasps are considered nectivores, which means they feed on flowers and fermented fruit. The tarantula hawk pictured below is flying near desert milkweed, one local food source.

http://www.desertusa.com/insects/tarantula-hawks.html

Photo courtesy of Marianne Newton, Master Gardener.

Yuma County Urban Horticulture | A new photo has been shared | 7 hours 18 min ago

Growers are doing their best to prevent #MicrobialContamination. #FreshProduceTip #AgChat

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Irrigation Update!
We have raised just over $3000.00, just a mere $12,000.00 to go! If you can help, please donate at the MGM Garden Society webpage.

The Robert J. Moody Garden | A new link has been shared | 4 days 23 hours ago